H.I.S. Australia Pty Ltd
Sydney Office

FAQ & Application Form

Official Visa Agent in NSW
As we are official Visa agent for Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney, We can frequently accommodate your earliest available date for lodging your Visa application.

What is our service?

Our service is lodging and collecting your Japan visa application to/from Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney on behalf of you.
As we, H.I.S. Australia -Sydney office, have reguler appointment with consulate, you can obtain Japan visa much quicker than applying directory to consulate by yourself.

Service fee : A$132 per passport

In addition, you will be charged visa fee/postage fee/creditcard surcharge if applicable.
Please see FAQ for more information.

Please note that Japan visa is valid only for three months. If your departure date is more than three months away, please apply when your departure reaches.

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Please note that, we are not authorized to give answers or advice on visa application questions, so please contact the Consulate in Sydney directly if you have any questions about your application.

Consulate-General of Japan Website
Japan Visa Information Hotline (Visa telephone assistance 24/7)
1800-930-979 (English only)
E-mail: cgryoji@sy.mofa.go.jp

Application Form for HIS Sydney office
Once we receive your application, we will review the details and send a payment link by email.
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FAQ

  • What are the documents required for Japan visa?

    Required documents are differ to nationality, and visa type you are applying for.
    Please check below website.

    Visa | Consulate-General of Japan, Sydney (emb-japan.go.jp)

  • What is the "Travel Itinerary"? What kind of details should I put there?

    "Travel Itinerary" is one of the document you must fillout when you apply for Japan visa.
    The form can be downloaded here.

    Please refer below sample to fillout your travel details.
    SAMPLE of Travel Itinary
  • How long are Japanese visas taking?

    Typically, it takes 5 business days to issue a visa, but this timeframe may vary depending on the type of visa and It generally takes longer if additional documents are required for further assessment.

    We(agent) hold appointments twice a week with Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, for visa and passport application submissions and collections.
    *Document drop off and Passport & Visa collection time :  09:30 - 12:00, 15:30 - 16:45 Mon-Fri.

    For example, if you submit your application on a Monday at our office, you may be able to collect your visa from us on the following Tuesday after 15:30. Please note that our holidays are not counted as business days.

    *We do not take appointments as many customers come in for drop-off and collection each day. If there is no one in the office, please leave your documents at the reception desk, and we will collect them at the end of the day.

  • Where is the office located?

    Our office is located in JustCo Shared office, Level 16/175 Pitt Street, Sydney. 
    5min walk from Wynyard or Martin Place Station.

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  • How much does a Japan visa service fee?

    Our service fee is $132.00 per passport, and it is non-refundable.
    *If you require us to return your passport by post, we will charge a postage fee of $22.00 for Registered Post, $33.00 for express post and delivery typically takes 2-7 days. Our office is not responsible for delay of delivery or loss of passports in the mail.

     ** Additional Visa application fee is applicable with following prices **

    ◆Australian , USA  , French , UK, Honk Kong , Singapore , Taiwan etc Passport Holder will be free.
    (Some other countries are also exempted from visa fees. Please check the visa exempt countries list to find out if your visa fee is waived.)

    ◆China, Indonesian, Brazilian, Vietnamese etc Passport holder $37.00

        **  Multiple Entry Visa price will be double , $74.00

    ◆Indian Passport  $10.00

        **  Multiple Entry Visa price will be same as single entry price , $10.00


    In addition to those fees, 2% credit card surcharge will be applicable.

  • When can I apply for a visa?

    You may apply for a visa 3 months prior to entering Japan. Depending on your travel plan, please apply for a visa accordingly.
  • Who can apply for a visa?

    Australian citizen
    or,
    Long-Term Residents in NSW and NT
    * Permanent resident visa holders
    * Student visa holders
    * Business visa holders
    * Graduate visa holders
    * Working holiday visa holders

    If you are eligible visa holder, please provide your visa details downloaded from VEVO.

    ** Please note that short term visiter visa holder(such as a tourist) in Australia can not apply for Japan visa in Sydney.** 

    Visitors and Residents in other states (QLD, VIC, TAS, SA & WA): Please contact the Embassy of Japan or one of the Consulates-General of Japan in your residence area.
  • When can I apply for a visa?

    You may apply for a visa 3 months prior to entering Japan. Depending on your travel plan, please apply for a visa accordingly.

HIS Sydney Office

Address *Level14, 175 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000
  Level16 Reception c/o Just co

Tel 02-8365-7010
e-mail syd-in@his-oceania.com
Trading Hour

Mon - Fri, 9:00am - 5:00pm (closed on weekends and public holidays)

for Visa Document drop-off and passport and visa collection times are;
9:30am - 12:00pm, 3:30pm - 4:45pm

Access St James Station (5 min walk),
Martin Place Station (4 min walk),
Wynyard Station (7 min walk)
Trading Hour

Mon - Fri, 9:00am - 5:00pm (closed on weekends and public holidays)

for Visa Document drop-off and passport and visa collection times are;
9:30am - 12:00pm, 3:30pm - 4:45pm

Japan Rail Pass

The Japan National Rail Pass is for unlimited travel on Japan Rail lines and selected buses and ferries